The recent news surrounding convicted child molester Edward Harvey Stokes
heightened community awareness about sex offenders in our midst. The Washington
State Sex Offender Information Center allows users to determine if a registered
sex offender lives in their neighborhood.
The database may be searched by:
- zip code
- offender's name
- type of conviction
Information about individual sex offenders includes:
- approximate address
- hair and eye color
- county of conviction
Information is provided for Level II and Level III sex offenders, those
posing a moderate to high risk of re-offending.
The website includes additional information about:
- sheriffs' offices
- frequently asked questions (FAQs)
- other agencies and organizations
- sex offender registration requirements
- characteristics and behavioral indicators of adults who molest children
The Law Library's Internet Legal
Resources page links to this site under Washington State Legal Resources >
Public Record Databases. For books in the Law Library on this topic, search the
heading: sex offenders.